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2018-02-15 12:49:33


  • Anthony Watson and Akwasi Frimpong are the unlikely Winter Olympic heroes 
  • Watson rejected a job in a Broadway manufacturing of the Lion King to compete
  • The Jamaican was as soon as a junior worldwide sprinter for the US
  • Frimpong was pressured to promote vacuum cleaners in a bid to grasp Olympic dream
  • He has tried and failed to achieve the Olympics in sprinting and bobsleigh earlier than

The wonderful absurdity of the Winter Olympics encapsulated in two room-mates – a Jamaican who turned down a job as a hyena in a Broadway manufacturing of the Lion King to be right here and the Ghanaian who could be promoting vacuum cleaners if he wasn’t.

Anthony Watson and Akwasi Frimpong had been second to final and useless final on Thursday in the course of the first runs of the skeleton, so there is no such thing as a probability that they’ll bother the scorers within the last two runs on Friday.

However they stole the present anyway with the insanity of their tales.

Anthony Watson and Akwasi Frimpong are encapsulating the Olympic spirit in South Korea

In Watson’s case, the Jamaican was as soon as a junior worldwide sprinter for the US and tried to get on their bobsleigh group, alongside releasing an album, taking over appearing and studying to play eight devices, together with the ukulele.

He ultimately switched nationalities to change into Jamaica’s first skeleton athlete right here, 30 years on from the Cool Runnings story of their bobsleigh group.

He mentioned: ‘I turned it down being in Lion King on Broadway as a result of I made a decision to do low season camp in Jamaica for 2 months this previous summer time. I used to be meant to be a hyena. Possibly you may see me holding a Tony 10 years from now, I do not know.’

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Ghana’s Frimpong has tried to achieve the Olympics in sprinting and bobsleigh earlier than

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He lastly certified in skeleton and needed to promote vacuum cleaners with a view to make it overseas

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In Watson’s case, the Jamaican was as soon as a junior worldwide sprinter for the US

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He turned down a job as a hyena in a Broadway manufacturing of the Lion King to be on the Video games

Ghana’s Frimpong has tried and failed to achieve the Olympics in sprinting and bobsleigh and eventually certified in skeleton. He broke down in tears on Thursday in describing his street to Pyeongchang.

‘I offered vacuums to pay for my Olympic dream,’ he mentioned. ‘Nobody wished to sponsor me, no one believed I may do that. The largest thanks is to my spouse who informed me in July 2015, ‘I do not need you to be 99 years outdated and nonetheless whining about your Olympic dream’. Now I’m right here.

‘For me, the Olympics was to interrupt boundaries, to indicate that black individuals, individuals from heat international locations, can do that as properly. I wish to inspire and encourage individuals in my nation, to indicate youngsters in a bit nook what they’ll do.

‘That little child was identical to myself, residing with 10 different youngsters in a 4mx5m room that might by no means see snow earlier than. ‘Desires can come true if you’re resilient and work onerous.’



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2018-02-18 00:19:29


There’s a ‘large concern’ George Groves may battle to be match for the World Boxing Tremendous Sequence closing after struggling a suspected dislocated shoulder harm within the 12th spherical of his victory over Chris Eubank Jr.

The WBA super-middleweight champion’s shoulder appeared to come out of its socket after a minute of the 12th, leaving him hanging on amid a late barrage from a fatigued Eubank Jr on Saturday evening.

Groves boxed brilliantly to safe his place within the closing, securing a unanimous resolution victory on the Manchester Enviornment. 

George Groves struggling a suspected dislocated shoulder in victory over Chris Eubank Jr

Afterwards Groves: ‘It was a terrific struggle for the followers, effectively accomplished Chris Eubank Jr; he did not lie when he mentioned he was going to grit it out.

‘I dropped him at the very least as soon as nevertheless it did not depend. He was robust inside however I am very very proud of the efficiency.

‘My shoulder feels fairly sore however I wasn’t going to let something beat me tonight.’ 

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Groves celebrated retaining the WBA world super-middleweight title together with his arm in a sling

The Saint was instantly rushed to hospital, with coach Shane McGuigan revealing his fighter faces a severe race towards time to be match for the ultimate —scheduled for June 2 on the O2 Enviornment in London.

Promoter Kalle Sauerland revealed there’s ‘scope for when the match must be accomplished’ however McGuigan admitted: ‘(The harm) is an enormous concern for the match however George Groves’ well being is paramount.’

Eubank Jr additionally required therapy for a badly lower proper eye which he sustained in a conflict of heads within the third spherical. 

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Eubank Jr required therapy for a badly lower proper eye which he sustained in a conflict of heads

The 29-year-old defied the pre-fight odds to beat his youthful and brisker opponent in entrance of a packed crowd in Manchester.

Groves gained 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113 on the scorecards on the finish of 12 bloody rounds within the first super-middleweight semi-final.

He’ll now face the winner of Callum Smith’s conflict with Jurgen Braehmer in Germany subsequent week.

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Groves defended WBA world title and booked his spot within the World Boxing Tremendous Sequence closing

‘I assumed he bossed it from the primary spherical, and misplaced perhaps three, perhaps 4 rounds,’ McGuigan mentioned.

‘He’s the very best super-middleweight on the planet, he adopted sport plan to a T and executed it.’

He added: ‘It’s about ranges, George wasn’t displaying all the things he had, Eubank got here unstuck in each division… he took some good pictures and saved coming again. However he seemed misplaced in there. He must go and reassess his profession. Return to middleweight and get a very good staff round him, not cowboys.’ 

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Groves established his quick stiff jab from the primary bell as anticipated and took cost to win

 

 



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